Spanish idioms (modismos)

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Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To be right'She's not right.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'

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